Odisha CM Congratulates SFC, DRDO for Successfully Test Firing of Prithvi-II Missile
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the successful night-firing test of indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile.
The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from Launch Complex-III of the Integrated Test Range, ITR at Chandipur in Odisha.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 28, 2019
The missile is capable of carrying 500 to 1000 kg of warheads and is powered by liquid propulsion twin engines.
Prithvi-II was also successfully test-fired on 21st February, last year from the ITR at Chandipur.